Apple Plans to Launch iPhone 6 in 36 More Countries by Month End
When iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were released in the US on September 19, Apple assured that the new devices would be made available to many other countries soon. The giant technology firm has recently announced its plans to roll out the new handsets in 36 more nations and territories across Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Europe before October ends.
The two new iPhones will be released in China this Friday (October 17). At the same time, the devices would also be made available in several other nations, including Monaco and India.
Next week, or on October 23, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus would finally arrive in French West Indies, the Czech Republic, Poland, Reunion Island, Malta, South Africa, and Greenland the following day, or on October 24.
Launching in more countries
The release of the iPhones is set to continue on October 30 in Kuwait and Bahrain. By October 31, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will arrive on almost two dozens of countries across the world. Among them are Guam, Macau, Mexico, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, Slovenia, Slovakia,Greece, and Iceland.
Overall, the two new iPhones would be available in up to 69 countries before the end of this month. By the end of 2014, Apple would have released the two new devices in up to 1154 countries. If plans push through, this year’s iPhone rollout would be the fastest in the history of the company ever.
Upcoming media event
Apple is preparing for a media event tomorrow, October 16. The company is expected to launch its anticipated lineup of next-generation iPads. Several weeks ago, speculations emerged that it would unveil a gold color option for the slate. At the same time, several sources also claim that the firm would also unveil new Macs and its new OS X Yosemite.
Earlier this week, there were reports that Apple would also launch its Apple Pay service on its upcoming media event. It could be recalled that the company first announced the new payment service last month. Back then, it said that Apple Pay would be released sometime this month.